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Man killed during police shooting outside Vallejo Walgreens store

In a Wednesday news conference conducted by the Vallejo Police Department, new details came out about a deadly officer-involved shooting on Tuesday.

Posted: Jun 4, 2020 6:52 AM

VALLEJO, Calif. - In a Wednesday news conference conducted by the Vallejo Police Department, new details came out about a deadly officer-involved shooting on Tuesday.

Police officers are now coming under the fire after the shooting death of a man at the scene of a store looting.

The shooting broke out Tuesday morning in Vallejo, outside a Walgreens store.

Police say officers responded to numerous calls of people looting.

During one call - officers say they spotted a man running near towards a car that just rammed into a police unit and appeared to be armed.

The man then suddenly knelt, and made moves towards his waist.

Police say they thought the man had a gun - one officer fired shots.

Turns out, that man did not have a gun - but a hammer tucked in his sweatshirt.

Police killed 22-year-old Sean Monterrosa from San Francisco.

During the Wednesday news conference - police had to abruptly cut it short due to an angry crowd.

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